Caroline McGraw is a would-be "childhood paleontologist" who digs for treasure in people. She writes about finding meaning in the most challenging relationships at A Wish Come Clear. Likewise, Caroline specializes in copywriting, helping non-profits and small businesses with a disability support focus tell their story online, so that they can feel confident about sharing their work with the world.
“We need to understand that all children with autism grow up,” says the narrator ...
I stare out the window and watch the storm blow in. Winds toss the trees, and their branches bend and sway.
True to her promise, my mom called me on Sunday morning.
“Willie, someone wants to say hello to you!” my mom called out. I smiled, anticipating a conversation with him.
This week, as our regular phone conversation was drawing to a close, my mom said, “Oh! Did I tell you yet about our day at Dorney Park this past Monday?”
Every year in early July, my thoughts turn to a friend lost too soon.
In May of 2011—19 years after I was first diagnosed with autism at age 4—I was on my way to receive my undergraduate degree from Seton Hall University.
“I’m just not sure what to do, or how to help her,” my friend Marie (a pseudonym) said. Her voice trembled slightly.
When I graduated from college, I found out quickly that to support myself in the “real world” I would have to work two jobs.
April wasn’t only Autism Awareness Month. It was National Stress Awareness Month too. Coincidence?
Part II of our story on autistic adults living in rural America.
Friday night, Cameron attended his high school prom. This wasn’t his first prom, as his school invites all high school students to attend each year, and Cameron had attended the year before...
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